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Machine Operator (1st Shift)

Spring Lake, MI 49456

Posted: 07/17/24 Employment Type: Temp To Full-Time Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 130153 Pay Rate: $14 / hour

Job Description

We are seeking a Machine Operator for an established company in the Spring Lake, MI area who will set up and operate a variety of machines including Slitters, Winders, and Automatic Braiding machines that cover electric wire and cable with insulating materials, such as cotton yarn, rubber tape, fiberglass, or fine steel, copper, and aluminum strands. 


Job Duties of the Machine Operator:

  • Set-up, operate, and maintain machinery.

  • Adjust machine controls and change tool settings to keep dimensions within specified tolerances.

  • Place bobbins of insulating material on machine spindles and threads strands through braiding head according to pattern draft which specifies lay and sequence of braiding.

  • Ensure cordage is cut to the proper length with the utilization of a tape measure.

  • Lock spool of wire to be insulated in payoff spindle; threads wire through machine guides, footage counter, and braiding head; and turns setscrews to control tension of wire.

  • Adjust traverse attachment to ensure even winding of wire.

  • Start machine and wind braided wire around capstan and onto takeoff spool.

  • Replace empty bobbins and ties broken threads.

  • May repair thread breaks, using brush and glue.


Skills and Qualifications of the Machine Operator:

  • Previous Machine operator experience preferred

  • Able to read a tape measure to 1/32 of an inch

  • Previous manufacturing experience required.


Benefits once hired in!

  • Flexible Schedules

  • 90 day review, up to a $.50 raise based on performance/attendance

  • Growth within


This is a drug-free workplace. All candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and be willing to submit to a national background check. If you're interested in this position, please apply with a complete resume and work history.

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